Lynda Lowery

Lynda Lowery was the youngest person to march all the way from Selma to Montgomery during the final, successful Selma voting rights march in 1965. Lowery was a child activist during the Movement in Selma, participating in multiple protest marches; during the march on Blood Sunday, she was severely beaten, ending up with seven stiches above her right eye and 28 stitches in the back of her head. She has written a memoir for children about her experiences: Turning 15 on the Road to Freedom: My Story of the 1965 Selma Voting Rights March.